According to Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, the World Bank will be involved in a government project to provide Rs60,000 in monthly ration packages to families with two or fewer children in an effort to promote family planning.
- Similarly, he said, the flood victims will also receive compensation through financial aid from the Ehsas program, while in south Punjab, the allowance for kids had been enhanced by 100%.
- He claimed that in accordance with Islamic principles, his government had made it a requirement for students to read the Holy Quran loudly in translation in educational settings, and free books were being given to them.
- He promised the opening of a dental college in Gujrat and a children’s hospital with 700 beds that will be a “center of excellence.”
- He highlighted his delight with the UoG performance in fostering an educational culture, notably among the 62% of women who attended the university. He noted that it was a fantastic illustration of women’s empowerment.
- He promised to contribute Rs420 million toward the building of new ladies’ hostels at the University of Glasgow, Rs150 million toward the purchase of nine new buses, and Rs40 million toward the creation of an IT lab at the university.
On Friday, Mr. Elahi, who was the primary guest at the University of Gujrat’s (7th) convocation, spoke to the students and promised that the Ehsas Program will revive the family planning industry, which had previously been neglected.
He claimed that the PML-N leadership would visit the nation and take money out of the country, claiming that the Shehbaz government had brought about a “tsunami of inflation and price hike” that had severely exposed Mr. Sharif.
He says the nation under the able leadership of Imran Khan is heading towards the goal of prosperity and progress as “Mr Khan is not scared of anybody, nor he could bow to anyone”.
The previous education minister Mian Imran Masood, parliamentarians from the PML-Q, Gujrat Deputy Commissioner Amer Shahzad Kang, and Professor Dr. Shabbar Atiq of the University of Glasgow were also present.